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Slaty Egret

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Egretta vinaceigula Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
60 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands. Range:- Angola, Botswana, Democratic Rep. of Congo Rare/Accidental , Mozambique, Namibia, (South Africa Rare/Accidental:- Free State Rare/Accidental,  Gauteng Rare/Acc Kwazulu-Natal Rare/Accidental,  Limpopo Province Rare/Accidental, Mpumalanga Rare/Accidental, Northwest Province.) Zambia & Zimbabwe Rare/Accidental. Habitat
1-4 eggs, incubation, by both parents, 22-24 days. Clutch
Mainly small fish, amphibians, adpoles, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
3686 - TSN: 559846  - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

If you have sound recording of the Ardeidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Afrikaans: Rooikeelreier
Czech: Volavka rudohrdlá
Danish: Skifergrå Hejre
German: Braunkehlreiher
English: Brown-throaded Heron, Brown-throated Egret, Brown-throated Heron, Red-throated Egret, Red-throated Heron, Slaty Egret, Slaty Heron
Spanish: Garceta Gorgirroja
Estonian: punakurk-haigur
Finnish: Ruskokurkkuhaikara
French: Aigrette vineuse, Héron à gorge brune
Italian: Egretta ardesia, Garzetta ardesia
Japanese: nodoakakurosagi
Japanese: ノドアカクロサギ
Kwangali: Samunkoma
Latin: Egretta vinaceigula, Hydranassa vinaceigula, Melanophoyx vinaceigula
Dutch: Sharpe-reiger, Sharpes Reiger, Sharpe's Reiger
Norwegian: Ruststrupehegre
Polish: czapla lupkowata, czapla łupkowata
Portuguese: Garça-de-garganta-vermelha
Russian: Рыжегорлая цапля, Цапля южноафриканская рыжегорлая, Южноафриканская Рыжегорлая Цапля
Slovak: volavka bridlicová
Swedish: Rödstrupig häger
Chinese: 蓝灰鹭


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